A Matter of Trust is by Anne Schraff. The second book in the Bluford High series. Darcy and Brisana were once best friends; but things changed in high school. Brisana didn't approve of Darcy's choice of friends and abandons her. Now the former friends compete for the affections of the same boy. Does Darcy really have anything to fear or is her jealousy creating a problem that doesn't really exist? A realistic look at inner city high school life.
Ratings: 8th grade - 7 out of 10 - MP (mild profanity).